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10 Things to Know About the Cost of a House

The Family Handyman Logo By Nick Gerhardt of The Family Handyman | Slide 1 of 10: According to Zillow, the asking price of a home should be within 10 percent of the average sold price in your neighborhood. Look for home sales in the past three months. Appraisers only look at comparable homes sold in the last three months.Learn the secrets first-time home buyers need to know.Photo: Courtesy of Alexander Raths/Shutterstock

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According to Zillow, the asking price of a home should be within 10 percent of the average sold price in your neighborhood. Look for home sales in the past three months. Appraisers only look at comparable homes sold in the last three months.Learn the secrets first-time home buyers need to know.Photo: Courtesy of Alexander Raths/Shutterstock
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